UTA Sits Game Back in Standings with Three to Play
Mavs Have Won Eight Consecutive Games
UTA Moves into First Place in Sun Belt; Series Resumes on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Mavs Host Texas A&M on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at The Gould
Will Olson Belts First Career Home Run
• 2016-17 Sun Belt Conference Commisioner's Academic List
• 2017 First-Team All-Jayhawk Summer Collegiate League (2B)
Had a strong freshman season, hitting .296 (32-for-108) with four doubles, eight RBI and three steals … Made 26 starts, appearing in 37 games … Had 13 walks, was hit by three pitches and struck out 18 times … In conference play, hit .313 (20-for-64) with two doubles, seven RBI and a .397 on-base percentage … Batted .311 in home games … Led UTA in night games, hitting .377 in 17 games … Hit .326 with runners on base, .313 with runners in scoring position and .258 with two outs, driving in three two-out runs … Made his season debut as a pinch runner vs. SEMO on opening day … Had first career hits in a 2-for-4 game with a walk in second career start vs. Louisiana Tech … Went a career-high 4-for-5 with two RBI and a double in a series-opening win at Georgia State … Had three hits in a win over No. 20 Louisiana … Went 2-for-5 vs. No. 3 TCU … Had a six-game hitting streak from May 5 through May 16 at No. 6 TCU … Had a pair of two-walk games.
Two-year letterwinner … 2016 second team All-District … 2016 first team Academic All-State … Second on Marcus' all-time single season triples list (5) … Hit .330/.476/.993 as a senior … Batted .365/.468/.945 junior year … Mu Alpha Theta National Honor Society … Played for Texas Stix.
Business management major … Son of Dennis and Jennifer … Has one sister, Sarah (16) … Born in Simi Valley, Calif. … Dad played basketball at Cal State-Northridge and in the minor leagues
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